Travel to YSC Symposium 2018
We can’t wait to have you join us for our Regional Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA! It’s going to be an amazing day of learning, connecting and having fun together!
Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square
300 W Station Square Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
YSC has secured a room block for a discounted rate of $139 per night plus tax through May 17, 2018, or until the block is sold out.
Make your reservation online or by calling 412.261.2000. Be sure to identify yourself as a YSC registrant and ask for the discounted rate. Please check with the hotel about its cancellation and advance deposit policies.
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Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is located approximately 25 minutes from the conference hotel (see ground transportation information).
There are several ways to get to Pittsburgh and the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square.
The Pittsburgh Intermodal Station is located less than 10 minutes from the conference hotel. It is the closest Greyhound bus station to the hotel.
The Pittsburgh Amtrak Station is also under 10 minutes from the Sheraton at Station Square.
Hotel self-parking is $25 per day.
Taxi services are available to and from the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). The Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square is approximately 25 minutes from the airport, and one-way taxi fares are estimated to be around $40.
Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft are a great option for getting to/from the airport and the conference hotel. Use the fare estimators for Uber and Lyft to calculate the approximate cost of your trip from the airport or bus/train stations.
We’re happy to be able to offer transportation discounts for airport transfers via SuperShuttle and ExecuCar to Symposium attendees! The discount code VGWAJ provides $4 off round trip on SuperShuttle shared-ride (normally $48 per person) and $6 off roundtrip on ExecuCar (Sedan).
How to book: for either service, book online here, or use the SuperShuttle app and enter the discount code or use this landing page where the code is pre-loaded when you choose “Airport Ride.” Please note that this discount is valid via web or app only.
The Steel City has tons of great things to do!
Pittsburgh was recently ranked the 4th best foodie city in America by Smart Asset, and the #1 food city in America by Zagat in 2015. The city has a variety of dining options ranging from traditional comfort food to innovative and trendy restaurants. There are also several restaurants just steps away from the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square!
Explore Downtown Pittsburgh
Whether you decide to hang around the conference hotel or venture to other parts of Pittsburgh, there is plenty to do! Right outside the hotel is a walking path that goes all the way to Washington, D.C., which is the perfect place to go for a run or get some fresh air. Also steps away from the hotel is the Gateway Clipper Fleet, offering tours and sightseeing cruises of Pittsburgh. Interested in seeing spectacular views of the city? Take the Duquesne Incline or Monongahela Incline to the top of Mt. Washington. The city also has several museums, including one dedicated to the life and works of Andy Warhol.